Job Title or Location

Assistant Driller

Puglisevich Crews and Services Limited - 26 Jobs
St. John's, NL
$98,167 - $127,570 / year
Posted 74 days ago This job may expire soon!


COMPANY/CLIENT: Puglisevich on behalf of Odfjell Drilling
BUSINESS ADDRESS: 611 Torbay Road, St. John's, NL A1A 5J1
CONTACT: [email protected]
SUPERVISES: Derrickhands and Roughnecks
SALARY RANGE: $98,167.00 - $127,570.00 CAD
BENEFITS: Benefits Package Applicable (Medical/Dental Benefits, Travel Insurance), Foreign Service Premium (applicable when employee is travelling outside of Home Country)
LOCATION: Offshore Newfoundland, Canada
TYPE OF RIG: DP3 6th Generation Ultra-Deepwater Semi-Submersible, Hercules
ROTATION: 28/28 while in NL
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Contract, Full Time
CONTRACT: Short Term Contract; Estimate Seven (7) Months

JOB SUMMARY: Organize the jobs in the drilling areas and assisting the driller in conducting the drilling and well operation in a safe manner according to plans and procedures.


  • Drilling Technical Courses or Equivalent
  • 0.5 years experience as Assistant Driller on a 6th Generation AKMH Ultra-Deepwater Semi-Submersible
  • 5 years previous experience in a role with 6th Generation Ultra-Deepwater Semi-Submersible
  • 0.5 years previous experience with AKER and MHWirth equipment
  • Structured and organized mindset
  • High level of integrity
  • Analytical ability
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Must pass Physical, Drug Screen and Background/Pre-Employment Screening Checks



  • Assist the Driller in leading the drill crew in accordance with Odfjell' s vision and values.
  • Know all members on the drill crew.
  • Take necessary action against unacceptable behavior.
  • Assign tasks to the drill crew in agreement with the Driller.


  • Perform on the job training of members in the drill crew.
  • Be in accordance with own competence requirements at all times.


  • Coordinate the work of the drill crew.
  • Coordinate / perform maintenance activities.
  • Work as driller if required or for training purposes.
  • Ensure that the drilling equipment is operated in a proper manner within its capacity limits and at the correct tempo.
  • Contribute to good communication between all involved in the ongoing operation.
  • Organize drilling equipment for operation.
  • Measure and register all 3rd party downhole equipment prior to use.
  • Emergency duties according to the unit's emergency organization.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The above is intended as a summary of the key requirements for the position and is not intended to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities.

It is the objective of Odfjell Drilling to ensure employment equity within the workplace. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, women, and persons with disabilities having the capability, qualifications, and experience to make application for this position. Qualified residents in Newfoundland and Labrador will be given first consideration in the staffing of these positions.

To be considered for this position, candidates must apply specifically to this ad.

To apply please click the "apply" button.


POSITION Assistant Driller

LOCATION Puglisevich Crews & Services Limited - NL

EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Competition Number: 6066122
Positions Available: 8
Company Website:
Save Job

About Puglisevich Crews and Services Limited

About Puglisevich Crews and Services Limited

Recruitment & Safety Training you can rely on.

For over three decades, Puglisevich has been delivering excellent candidates to local, national and international clients. Based in St. John's Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, we are uniquely positioned geographically to meet the needs of our clients.

We have the industry insight to recruit excellent resources in industry sectors such as, but not limited to, oil and gas, marine, office and commercial, IT, power and utility.

Our experience sourcing the best people for our clients helps to maintain their human resource levels at all times. We provide qualified staff when required; ensuring continued productivity and efficiency. We also understand the intricacies of navigating the hiring regulations and employee hiring processes in various international jurisdictions. Finally, we provide further resource service by guaranteeing all hires for thirty days.

We have a dedicated team of safety professionals that will help your organization attain and maintain standards of excellence in occupational health and safety. We have developed highly effective health, safety, environment and quality systems and practices and are always alert and proactive in meeting the diverse and changing needs of our clients. Through the development of accredited training programs we are able to deliver quality guidelines for effective safety standards. Our instructors can accommodate in-house or on-site training to accommodate any client's schedule.

Both our placement team and safety professionals are available 24hrs, 365 days a year because we know a resource need can present itself at any time. Our team is used to meeting the tight deadlines often required in the sectors we serve.